Wheel-shaped Wheel"-shaped`, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Shaped like a wheel. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Expanding into a flat, circular border at top, with scarcely any tube; as, a wheel-shaped corolla. [1913 Webster]

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